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MTR 100: The 11th Annual Listing of 100 Leading Subsea Companies

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MTR 100 breed of ROVs: the ROV/AUV hybrid. subsea robotic solutions with an em- 2G Robotics

Its HydroView and newly launched En- phasis on autonomous operation. In the dura ROVs are remotely controlled via last three years Cellula has built several a tether with the added functionality of highly automated sea? oor drills. Its lat- autopilot commands. est, the CRD100, is state of the art, self-

Endura, which employs the latest contained, remotely operated geotech- software and hardware innovations, has nical analysis tools that can drill, case, been engineered for dependability and core and provide real time CPT data functionality across a wide range of un- up to 150m below the seabed in water derwater applications. It outperforms depths of 3,000m.

other mini ROVs in thrust, dependabil- In addition, Cellula has recently sup- ity and software performance. Endura is plied a subsea excavator, deep water, easy to use, ready for the water in three high capacity plankton sampler and minutes, and basic driver competency is several well intervention valve packs. developed in about three hours with pro- Cellula offers a range of subsea compo-

Designer and manufacturer of under- fessional pro? ciency achieved in three nents including pressure tolerant elec- water laser scanning and imaging equip- days. Endura is intelligent – a full com- tronics, smart valve packs, water and ment for 3D modeling and measure- ments, 2G Robotics, founded in 2007, puter is built inside the vehicle and auto ground fault detection.

Email: has established a global presence in the controls are available in the software. subsea industry. The company’s laser Endura is high performance – with hy- scanners – which can be diver deployed drodynamic design for ultimate control

Deep Trekker Inc.

or integrated with ROVs or AUVs for in the water and powered by high torque dynamic scanning – generate true-scale motors for up to 5 knots of thrust. Deep Trekker produces portable

Aquabotix’ iPad and laptop applica- ROVs and pipe crawlers for the subsea submillimeter resolution 3D models of subsea structures and environments in tions are intuitive driving systems for inspection landscape, from its ? agship real-time, and have been used on all underwater ROVs. product, the DTG2 ROV, to the new


DTX2 ROV and DT340 pipe crawler. seven continents at extreme depths for

Deep Trekker ROVs feature a patented a range of underwater inspections, in- pitching system to aid maneuverability. cluding the high-pro? le Costa Concor-

The ROV’s outer shell rotates, granting

Cellula Robotics dia salvage operation and HMS Erebus

Cellula Robotics is an engineering so- the main thrusters to rotate a complete exploration. The high point density of the data effectively resolves ? ne-scale lutions company specializing in turnkey 180 degrees, allowing the ROV to drive dimensional features that traditional design and production of sea? oor in- straight up and down, side to side, for- tervention and subsea robotic systems. ward and backwards using the same methods fail to capture, allowing for de-

Its products are primarily used for geo- thrusters. All ROVs are built with anod- tailed and ef? cient inspections of com- technical and geophysical applications. ized cast aluminum to withstand harsh plex underwater structures and environ-

Through its team of engineers, design- ocean environments and impacts. The ments.

ers and technicians based in Vancouver, internal camera can rotate from within


Canada, Cellula has developed experi- the ROV for a full 320 degree ? eld of ence in projects that require integrated view. The super-bright viewing screen mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, and is integrated within the handheld con-

Aquabotix Technology software elements in a subsea environ- troller to view live what the ROV sees.

Aquabotix Technology Corpora- tion, developer of smart technology ment. Cellula has been involved in proj- The DTG2 model can reach depths of for ROVs, has helped to create a new ects deployed offshore from the U.K to 150m and operate in currents of up to

Japan, Papua New Guinea to the Gulf of 2.5 knots, while the DTX2 is larger with

Mexico. Cellula supports these interna- 4 vectored thrusters for improved lat- tional projects with offshore personnel, eral movement and can reach depths of on-call staff and a network of agents. 305m and operate in currents of up to

Cellula Robotics has grown from de- 3.5 knots.

Email: signing subsystems for client-built ve- hicles to supplying complete turnkey

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